Stories by Agam Shah

Inside AMD's development of the Zen CPU

When AMD chip designers sat down four years ago to etch out the Zen design, they had two things in mind: to drive up CPU performance as much as possible and to keep power efficiency stable.

Lack of a high-quality GPU may hold Intel back in its AI and VR chase

GPUs aren't a big presence at the ongoing Intel Developer Forum, which is centered around the chip maker's AI and VR strategy. Intel is highlighting its CPUs and FPGAs for those categories, and the lack of a GPU to chase all the fast-growing markets could be a hole in the company's product line.

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